IF YOU LIKE: THE WIRE

Like HBO’s The Wire, starring imitation Yank Dominic “I’m British” West and double ‘ard Asgardian Idris “I’m also British” Elba? Then try these comics:

Criminal by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips: Noirish crime fiction.  A must for fans of tight story telling and thrillers.

Sin City by Frank Miller: Brooding crime masterpiece which has spanned numerous collections and a live action movie.

Parker by Darwyn Cooke: Stylish and beautiful detective fiction with a hard boiled protagonist.

Vertigo Crime by Various: Series of done-in-one tales from Vertigo’s crime imprint.

Also try:

Fell by Warren Ellis and Ben Templesmith, Blacksad by Juanjo Guarnido and Juan Dias Canales and Stumptown by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth.

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